Dr. Amy Prochnow
Dr. Amy Prochnow, clinic owner, graduated from Iowa State University in 1999. Dr. Amy, as she has become known, has been with the clinic since graduation from Iowa. She practices small animal medicine. She and her husband Doug have two girls, Kira and Meghan. Dr. Amy enjoys spending time with her family, playing volleyball, gardening and helping her husband on the farm.
Dr. Jason Westcott
Dr. Jason Westcott, clinic owner, is a 1999 Iowa State grad. Dr. Westcott joined our clinic in 2000. He enjoys practicing large animal medicine, but you will find him in the clinic every so often working on companion animals. He has three children, Hunter, Audrey and Tobey. Dr. Westcott enjoys motorcycling, hunting, camping and spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. Nick Place
Dr. Place is a 2011 graduate of the University of Minnesota. He started full-time in the middle of May 2011. He enjoys working with dairy cattle, small ruminants, Alpacas and small animals. He will be spending time in both the country doing large animal work as well as in the clinic working with small animals. He and his wife Sarah have two children Noah and Madison and a dog named Bolt. He enjoys hunting, fishing and camping in the great outdoors.
Dr. Kayleigh Bull
Dr. Bull is a 2015 graduate from the University of Illinois. Her favorite work is large animal medicine but she enjoys the variety of mixed animal practice. She enjoys hiking, fishing, horseback riding, traveling and watching movies. Dr. Bull has a blue heeler named Darwin and two cats named Jazz and Tippy.
Dr. Richelle Ackerman
Dr. Ackerman comes to us with several years of experience. She is a 2002 graduate of the University of Minnesota. Dr. Ackerman will be seeing our small animal clients. When not at the clinic she enjoys camping, gardening, biking, fishing and hunting. Dr. Ackerman has several furry friends at home - Buttercup, Jetta, Ripley and Sage.
Dr. Lindsey Harper
Dr. Harper joined our team after graduating from the University of Minnesota in May of 2018. She will be practicing both large and small animal medicine. Dr. Harper grew up in the La Crosse area and loves the Midwest. She recently adopted a cat, Bubbles.
Julie Garnett, Practice Manager
Julie Garnett has been with our clinic since 1972. She and her husband Daryl have two children, Kevin and Ryan, and three grandchildren, Lauren, Carter & Kendra. Julie enjoys spending time with her family, knitting, camping, and going to sporting events, especially the Packers
Brianne Stallman, Certified Veterinary Technician
Brianne has joined our staff as a really big help! We needed some extra hands in the front AND BACK and Brianne is going to be the perfect addition! Brianne and her husband Cody reside on her family farm. She has some energetic kitties, Carlos, Kaiya, Rudy & Minion.
Anna Beguhn, Receptionist
Anna joined our staff in 2014 as a receptionist. Anna and her husband, Adam live in Colfax with their children, Joey & Luella. They have two dogs Bandit and Hoyt and three cats Bella, Vada and Pippy. They enjoy gardening and spending time with family and friends and cheering on the Vikings!
Katie Rubenzer, Certified Veterinary Technician
Katie joined our staff in 2014 as a receptionist. Katie works now as both receptionist and technician. Katie lives in Eau Claire with Zach and their son, Parker. They have a dog named Bane and two cats Goofy and Ameera. Katie enjoys being in the outdoors with her family.
Alexis Olson, kennel assistant
Alexis joined our staff in November of 2015. Alexis walks our animals and cleans kennels a couple days a week. Alexis is always prepared for the day and helps brighten our day!
Brooke Christianson, technician
Ashleey Jolitz, technician
Teana Ebensperger, Receptionist
Rebecca Geist, CVT
Samantha Jain, technician
Lindsay Webb, receptionist
Ashley Quilling, assistant
Kelly Quilling, assistant
Hannah Wirhanowicz, assistant
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Dr. Amy is the most amazing veterinarian in the world. We were sure that our golden retriever, Rose, was going to be leaving our family. We were heartbroken and so sad to be losing her, but Dr. Amy gave us a glimmer of hope when we could see none. She thought by looking at Rose that she wasn't ready to give up and knew that we weren't either. She gave us the option to start her on antibiotics and anti-inflammatory meds and it's now been 3 1/2 days and Rose is starting to return to her normal, loving self. I wouldn't have believed it if I didn't see it! Thank you Dr. Amy and the staff at Hoof & Paw veterinary clinic in Menomonie, WI for caring so much! We will be forever grateful!!
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